Vehicle Issues Got You Down?

Vehicle Issues Got You Down?

Eliminate the barrier of unreliable transportation to and from work to promote family-sustaining employment & independence.

How does it work?

Need Repairs

Need Repairs?

  • Participants can obtain 0% interest loan for repair work on their vehicle.
  • Assessment of vehicle to determine roadreadiness and the effectiveness of desired repair.
  • Participant also receives credit counseling, budgeting assistance and vehicle maintenance education.
  • Repairs completed by certified participating facilities to extend vehicle life.
  • Significant repairs are possible through discounted parts and labor.

Need Wheels

Need Wheels?

  • Vehicles donated to WATEA are re-donated to participants.
  • Participants obtain 0% Job Access Loan which covers costs to get vehicle to road-ready standards.
  • Participant also receives credit counseling, budgeting assistance and vehicle maintenance training.

Need A Loan

Who Qualifies?

What are the criteria for participation?

  • 200% poverty or less
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must carry insurance
  • Must be working or looking for work


This program is funded in part by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as authorized under 49 U.S.C. 5311 Formula Grants of Other than Urbanized Areas (5311) (CFDA 20.509)